The WP29 guidelines on consent

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What about consent within the meaning of the GDPR?

The WP 29 adopted its guidelines on consent under Regulation 2016/679.

This document analysed the concept of consent in the sense of the GDPR in depth.

Indeed, the GDPR provides clarifications and supplementary details on the conditions for obtaining and demonstrating valid consent.

These guidelines focused on these changes to provide practical guidance to ensure compliance with the GDPR.

Thus, this document specified the elements of valid consent. It also determined the conditions for obtaining explicit consent.

It set the additional conditions for obtaining valid consent and the conditions applicable to child’s consent in relation to information society services provided for in Article 8 of the GDPR.